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By CMG  •  Posted on June 22, 2016

There may be a disruption in postal services across Canada as soon as July 2nd, 2016 and the CBC has advised us on some options aimed at making sure freelance contributors who currently receive their paycheques in the mail can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 13, 2016

And then there is a very rare tool: the ability to negotiate a better deal when the contract or offer doesn’t meet my best interests. This is the tool I think many freelancers need the most help with. And help we have, in the form of two workshops offered by the CMG Freelance Branch in Toronto and Vancouver. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 27, 2016

The Freelance Branch of the Canadian Media Guild will now offer a media card, available to its journalist members. “We’ve heard from our members that having a media card may make it easier for them to gain access to events … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 18, 2015

CMG Freelance is advising freelance writers across Canada not to accept work from Yellow Pages that pays in the range of 6 to 9 cents per word. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 23, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is hiring an experienced organizer to work three days a week for a one year period out of our office in Toronto. The organizer will develop and implement a strategy to expand CMG’s freelance membership. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch is pleased to co-sponsor the first Ali Mustafa Memorial Lecture, taking place this Saturday night (March 14) at Ryerson University in Toronto. “People’s Journalism: Reporting Under Fire” is a fundraising event for the Ali … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 5, 2015

Got freelancer questions, problems, advice or information to share? Have tips on gigs or potential collaboration? Looking for some freelancer conversation or camaraderie? Through the ‘Lancer, we can help… each other. CMG Freelance has launched a members-only email list where you can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2014

CMG Freelance invites all freelance members, and members who are temporary employees at any branch, to put their work profile and portfolio online in our new CMG Freelancer Directory at http://cmgfreelance.ca/en/for-freelance-members/. If you know of freelancers or temps in your … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 1, 2014

Freelance membership in Canadian Media Guild a creative avenue to mutual support, better contracts, sustainable health, safety and working standards. For more information or to join us, contact datejie cheko green at datejie@cmg.ca or 1-800-465-4149 or 416-702-6822 (mobile) Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 24, 2014

The most dangerous job in television used to be that of the war correspondent, who travels the world covering one bloody conflict after another. There is a muted heroism inherent in the grim task, much like a field doctor or … Read more »

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